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The Complete Book of Offensive Basketball Drills: Game-Changing Drills from Around the World
The Complete Book of Offensive Basketball Drills: Game-Changing Drills from Around the World

Giorgio Gandolfi · McGraw-Hill; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

COACH YOUR TEAM TO PLAY BETTER, FASTER, AND WIN, WITH INNOVATIVE DRILLS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE “Simply fantastic! The Complete Book of Offensive Basketball Drills is a treasure trove of information from around the world. I can honestly say that I have not seen nor read a more complete...
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Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball
Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball

John Feinstein · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball "No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they're pitching or hitting in Triple-A." - Chris Schwinden, Triple-A pitcher "If you don't like it here,...
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Basic Illustrated Kayaking
Basic Illustrated Kayaking

FalconGuides · Falcon Guides
Format: Paperback

For a generation, the Basic Illustrated series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether...
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The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano and the Story of an Epic College Basketball Rivalry
The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano and the Story of an Epic College Basketball Rivalry

John Feinstein · Doubleday, 2016.
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends - University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano - by the king of college basketball writers, #1 New York Times bestseller John FeinsteinOn...
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The Tower: A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro Torre
The Tower: A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro Torre

Kelly Cordes · Patagonia
Format: Hardcover

Patagonias Cerro Torre, considered by many the most beautiful peak in the world, draws the finest and most devoted technical alpinists to its climbing challenges. But controversy has swirled around this ice-capped peak since Cesare Maestri claimed first ascent in 1959. Since then a debate...
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Beating Goliath: My Story of Football and Faith
Beating Goliath: My Story of Football and Faith

Art Briles · St. Martin's Press
Format: Book

Growing up in Rule Texas Art Briles learned at a young age the importance of hard work and faith from his parents Soon that faith would be tested On their way to see him play in a college football game Briles parents and aunt died in a car crash This event shaped Briles into the man he is today...
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For the Glory: Eric Liddell's Journey from Olympic Champion to Modern Martyr
For the Glory: Eric Liddell's Journey from Olympic Champion to Modern Martyr

Duncan Hamilton · Penguin Press
Pages: 388
Format: Print book

The untold and inspiring story of Eric Liddell, hero of Chariots of Fire, from his Olympic medal to his missionary work in China to his last, brave years in a Japanese work camp during WWIIMany people will remember Eric Liddell as the Olympic gold medalist from the Academy Award winning...
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Mr. Hockey: My Story
Mr. Hockey: My Story

Gordie Howe · G.P. Putnam's Sons; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

The definitive autobiography from hockeys greatest living legend—Mr. Hockey himself, Gordie Howe.  Big, skilled, tough on the ice, and nearly indestructible, Howe dominated both the sport and the record books like no one has before or since. Over an incredible six decades, the Hall...
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99: Stories of the Game
99: Stories of the Game

Wayne Gretzky · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

"The Great One" weaves memories of his legendary career with an inside look at the sport of professional hockey, and the heroes and stories that inspired him. From minor-hockey phenomenon to Hall of Fame sensation, Wayne Gretzky rewrote the record books, his accomplishments becoming...
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Brooks: The Biography of Brooks Robinson
Brooks: The Biography of Brooks Robinson

Doug Wilson · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

Finalist for the 2014 Casey Award!Selected by the National Baseball Hall of Fame for the 2014 author's seriesBrooks Robinson is one of baseball's most transcendent and revered players. He won a record sixteen straight Gold Gloves at third base, led one of the best teams of the era,...
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Boy who runs : the odyssey of julius achon.
Boy who runs : the odyssey of julius achon.

Julius Achon · Ballantine
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Uzodinma Iweala's Beasts of No Nation by way of Christopher McDougall's Born to Run, this is the inspirational true story of the Ugandan boy soldier who became a world-renowned runner, then found his calling as director of a world-renowned African children's charity."Julius...
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The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks
The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks

Bruce Feldman · Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

With unparalleled access to the recruits coaches and gurus shaping footballrsquos future Bruce Feldman has written a modern-day tale about the making of the next superstars in the gamersquos most important position the quarterbackIn the world of modern football with NFL teams worth more...
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On the Edge: Leadership Lessons from Mount Everest and Other Extreme Environments
On the Edge: Leadership Lessons from Mount Everest and Other Extreme Environments

Alison Levine · Business Plus
Pages: 242
Format: Hardcover

FOREWORD BY LEGENDARY DUKE BASKETBALL COACH MIKE KRZYZEWSKIOn the Edge is an engaging leadership manual that provides concrete insights garnered from various extreme environments ranging from Mt Everest to the South Pole. By reflecting on the lessons learned from her various expeditions,...
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Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out
Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out

John Calipari · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

"If you are a college basketball fan like I am, you'll understand why I've long admired John Calipari's leadership style. While no coach treasures a win more than John, this terrific book reveals his greater purpose - to lead his young players to better lives, and then...
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